Developed in 2005 for biomedical applications, iron nanoparticles featuring a thin shell of iron-oxide have found a new application in reprocessing spent nuclear fuel.
Applying for the DOE’s loan guarantee: An interview with Paul Harmon, R. W. Beck
A recent study of materials management performance at North American generation plants provides an opportunity to take a critical look at this function within the nuclear industry.
The emerging renaissance for nuclear power in the United States gathered momentum throughout 2008.
Code requires that nuclear plant piping must be designed to withstand seismic effects due to potential earthquake.
Owners must take a more active, informed and disciplined approach to managing contract and project execution
Like many nuclear power stations in the United States, the process control and instrumentation systems at Progress Energy’s 900 MW Harris nuclear power plant in North Carolina dated from the 1960s and 1970s, when the plant was first constructed.
South Africa’s electricity shortage has made headlines around the world since January when a near total collapse of the electricity grid occurred.
There is increasing optimism that construction of new nuclear power plants will be undertaken in the United States beginning in the next few years.
Interest in a nuclear energy rebirth has never been stronger, thanks in large part to concern about greenhouse gases and global warming.